Tips to Limit Screen Time in Your Household

Each family will have different amounts of time they think is appropriate in terms of screen time for their children. It is important to think about what will work best for your household, create age-appropriate limits and model the same behavior so the rules you enforce will “stick”. Below are some quick tips when deciphering […]

Parents: Stay Updated with Social Media

Staying up-to-date in the world of social media is difficult. As soon as you learn what is out there, something new comes into existence! I want to make you aware of what I have recently learned from the world of social media through the adolescents I work with in private practice. The first is a […]

Tips to Limit Technology Use for Teens

Limiting teen use of technology can be overwhelming, but creating consistent rules is crucial. If you are not sure where to start, read some of the tips below for some helpful guidance. 1. Set a “technology curfew” where phones are given to parents at a certain time or placed to charge out of the child’s […]

Social Media Guide for Parents of Teens and Tweens

Are you aware of the websites and apps your tween and teenager are using? Many of us have heard of the standard types of social media used by tweens and teenagers such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  But you may not realize other types of social media they frequent and how they communicate on these […]